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Stories by Sarah Wolf

Columbian staff writer

ZoomInfo, formerly DiscoverOrg, is based in Vancouver.

Clark County industries continue to add jobs

ZoomInfo, formerly DiscoverOrg, is based in Vancouver.

October 24, 2023, 5:17pm Business

Over the past 12 months, most Clark County industries have added jobs, according to the latest report for September. But not all. Corporate offices have seen a decline in numbers in the past year. Read story

Nautilus, which is based in Vancouver, is changing its name (The Columbian files)

Vancouver-based Nautilus Inc. changes name to BowFlex Inc.

Nautilus, which is based in Vancouver, is changing its name (The Columbian files)

October 19, 2023, 5:34pm Business

The Nautilus Inc. name is no more, the Vancouver company announced in a statement Thursday. Its new moniker — BowFlex Inc. — will go into effect Nov. 1. Read story

Shoppers browse for produce Wednesday during a grand opening celebration at the new downtown New Seasons market on Main Street.

‘If this is a food desert, this is your oasis’: New Seasons brings groceries back to downtown Vancouver

Shoppers browse for produce Wednesday during a grand opening celebration at the new downtown New Seasons market on Main Street.

October 18, 2023, 12:07pm Business

With much fanfare, New Seasons Market on Main Street opened to the public Wednesday, ending a decades-long food desert in Vancouver’s downtown and uptown areas. Read story

Owner and winemaker Joe Leadingham examines a fermentation tank Thursday at Stavalaura Vineyard in Ridgefield. Despite a delayed growing season, Clark County winemakers have reported strong yields this year.

Despite delay, Clark County’s grape harvest strong with a growing season that benefits winemakers

Owner and winemaker Joe Leadingham examines a fermentation tank Thursday at Stavalaura Vineyard in Ridgefield. Despite a delayed growing season, Clark County winemakers have reported strong yields this year.

October 18, 2023, 6:08am Business

Despite a delayed growing season, the summer’s not-too-hot heat gave Clark County’s winemakers strong grape yields in their harvests this fall. Read story

Russell Brent, right, is challenging Don Orange for his seat on the Port of Vancouver board of commissioners.

Brent vies for Port of Vancouver seat held by Orange

Russell Brent, right, is challenging Don Orange for his seat on the Port of Vancouver board of commissioners.

October 16, 2023, 7:06pm Business

Local businessman Russell Brent is vying to unseat Port of Vancouver Commissioner Don Orange. Both men share a similar goal — economic development. But in a recent Columbian Editorial Board meeting, the two debated port transparency, green jobs and how to get people more interested in the port. Read story

Port of Vancouver Commissioner Don Orange criticizes Russell Brent for union bug on campaign signsvideo icon

October 14, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

At a Columbian Editorial Board meeting earlier this week, Port of Vancouver Commissioner Don Orange accused his opponent, Russell Brent, of including a fake union label on Brent’s campaign signs. Read story

Construction crews uncovered what could be a 19th century cistern in downtown Vancouver.

Construction uncovered a cistern in downtown Vancouver; it could date to 19th century

Construction crews uncovered what could be a 19th century cistern in downtown Vancouver.

October 12, 2023, 12:15pm Business

Construction crews have uncovered a brick cistern in downtown Vancouver that could date back to the 19th century. Read story

The Port of Vancouver will soon add soda ash to its list of bulk exports. The port announced Wednesday morning that Vancouver Bulk Terminal and Solvay are partnering to build a "world-class" soda ash shipping facility at Terminal 2.

Vancouver port hails ‘world-class’ soda ash shipping facility planned at Terminal 2

The Port of Vancouver will soon add soda ash to its list of bulk exports. The port announced Wednesday morning that Vancouver Bulk Terminal and Solvay are partnering to build a "world-class" soda ash shipping facility at Terminal 2.

October 12, 2023, 6:02am Business

The Port of Vancouver will soon add soda ash to its list of bulk exports. The port announced Wednesday that Vancouver Bulk Terminal and Solvay are partnering to build a “world-class” soda ash shipping facility at Terminal 2. Read story

Construction began at the hundred-year-old Terminal 1 dock Tuesday, as work begins to transform it into a public market.

Dock of ages: Crews begin demolishing Vancouver port’s Terminal 1 dock to make way for public market

Construction began at the hundred-year-old Terminal 1 dock Tuesday, as work begins to transform it into a public market.

October 10, 2023, 2:22pm Business

Construction is underway at the Port of Vancouver’s Terminal 1 dock on the Columbia River as work begins to transform the structure into a public market. Read story

A motorist passes vacant land near the intersection of state Highway 503 and Northeast 131st Street, right, on Monday morning. Neighbors in Brush Prairie are nervous about a new gas facility in the works on the edge of their residential community.

Airgas facility planned in Brush Prairie has neighbors worries about traffic, property values, safety

A motorist passes vacant land near the intersection of state Highway 503 and Northeast 131st Street, right, on Monday morning. Neighbors in Brush Prairie are nervous about a new gas facility in the works on the edge of their residential community.

October 10, 2023, 6:06am Business

Neighbors in Brush Prairie say they are nervous about a gas facility in the works on the edge of their residential community. Read story